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Old 10-19-2012, 10:07 AM   #11
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The clicking noises are the kick start lever coming back up from engagement, and clacking as it turns the rear of the input shaft. That was one I learned when rebuilding the gearbox.

Compression seems good, so I guess it's down to two things: spark (as recommended) and a proper fuel/air mixture -- and not having an audience around when I try and start it, of course.

Ok, noob question regarding fuel/air: the carburetor should be jetted according to its model, and not to the bike it will be used on, correct? That is to say, I have Bing 64/32/11-/12 carbs, which were originally intended for the R90/6. My carbs have the correct jets in them for the /11-/12 model according to the Bing manual. However, I noticed the carbs for the R75/5 had smaller jets. I should use the stock jets for the /11-/12 carbs, not the jets used on the R75/5 carbs, right?

Does that make any sense?

UPDATE: No spark.

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